Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity - Oklahoma State University Policy and...

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Oklahoma State University Policy and Procedures POLICY 1.01 An institution’s reputation and intellectual freedom depend on its uncompromising commitment to the ideal of academic integrity. Oklahoma State University is committed to instilling and upholding integrity as a core value. This policy embodies Oklahoma State University’s dedication to maintaining an honest academic environment and ensures fair resolution of alleged violations of academic integrity. 1.02 The following statement summarizes Oklahoma State University's Commitment to Academic Integrity: I will respect Oklahoma State University's commitment to academic integrity and uphold the values of honesty and responsibility that preserve our academic community. 1.03 All members of the Oklahoma State University community are entrusted with academic integrity, which encompasses the fundamental values of honesty, trust, respect, fairness, and responsibility. Therefore, students, instructors and members of the Academic Integrity Panel are expected to demonstrate academic integrity through the following actions. A. Students are expected to: 1. understand and uphold the academic integrity guidelines established by the University and the instructor. 2. present their own work for evaluation by their instructors. 3. appropriately cite the words and ideas of others. 4. protect their work from misuse. 5. accept responsibility for their own actions. 6. treat instructors and members of the Academic Integrity Panel with respect when violations of academic integrity are examined or appealed. 7. trust instructors and members of the Academic Integrity Panel to enforce the academic integrity policy and procedures. Students are urged to sign the OSU Commitment to Academic Integrity statement and inform students or notify instructors when they observe violations of academic integrity . B. Instructors are expected to: 1. understand and uphold this academic integrity policy and procedures. Instructors have the authority to set reasonable standards in their classes within the guidelines provided. 2. clearly discuss and communicate information about academic integrity to students. 3. reduce opportunities for dishonesty through vigilant exam security and proctoring, and give clear instructions for homework and projects. Academic Integrity 2-0822 Academic Affairs July 2010
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4. fairly and consistently evaluate stude nts and award credit based on professionally judged academic performance established by the instructor. 5. trust students to follow the academic integrity policy until the instructor has sufficient information to substantiate a violation, then confront students with information about the alleged violation, follow the procedures, and report violations. 6.
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